Now that President Obama and the Senate have put together plans for comprehensive immigration reform, it seems like something might finally be done about this thorny issue. Of the 11 million estimated illegal immigrants in the United States, some 7 million … Continue reading
President Obama has unveiled his plan to overhaul the country’s immigration procedures, including the establishment of rights for same-sex binational couples.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he hopes immigration reform can be passed into law by June, but in the meantime he has no plans to halt or slow deportations, despite pleas from advocates.
As President Obama backs an immigration plan that includes a path to citizenship for some of the country’s 11 million undocumented residents, deportations are continuing at record levels.
The days when a Mexican president would raise the battle cry for US immigration reform are long past.
Adding to ongoing political momentum for immigration reform, four senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would expand the number of skilled foreign workers that American companies can hire.
The debate over a national immigration overhaul has quickly begun to focus on a key question: Are the U.S. borders secure enough? Leading Republicans say much more needs to be done to control the illegal flow of migrants from Mexico, … Continue reading
Appearing Tuesday on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show, Senator Marco Rubio said that the comprehensive immigration-reform deal he wants to reach with President Obama could be jeopardized if those made legal through a “path to citizenship” would be eligible for Obamacare. … Continue reading
With immigration reform now firmly on the agendas of both the Senate and White House, a key question is how to assess its possible impact on states, particularly in two of the most important areas, the labor market and fiscal … Continue reading
As President Obama and Congress grapple for prominence in the debate over immigration, both have lost sight of the true nature of the issue at hand.